Power Electronics

Power Electronics

Confirmed Invited Speakers

Sivaram ArepalliSivaram Arepalli
Professor, Department of Energy Science
Sungkyunkwan University, Korea
Young-Gi  KimAdvances in High Power and Energy Density Supercapacitors Utilizing Metal-Like Conductive Polymer Electrodes
Young-Gi Kim
Senior Research Chemist, Crosslink

Symposium Sessions

Tuesday June 19

12:30 Networking Lunch - Expo
1:30 TechConnect IP Partnering: Energy Technologies
2:45 TechConnect IP Partnering: Electronics, Sensors, Communications
4:30 Expo Reception and Poster Session I (4:30 - 6:30)

Wednesday June 20

12:30 Networking Lunch - Expo
1:00 NNI - Director’s Networking Session, National Nanotechnology Coordination Office
1:30 Exhibit and Poster Session II
1:30 TechConnect IP Partnering: Energy Innovations
2:00 CTSI Utility Technology Challenge
2:30 TechConnect IP Partnering: Material Energy Innovations
2:30 TechConnect IP Partnering: Cleantech, Energy, Environment
3:30 CTSI Utility Technology Challenge
5:30 TechConnect Innovation Showcase Reception
6:00 CTSI Utility Technology Challenge Awards and Reception

Thursday June 21

8:30 Advanced Capacitive & Power Devices I
10:00 National Nanotechnology Initiative Triennial Review
11:00 Advanced Capacitive & Power Devices II
12:30 National Innovation Showcase - Networking Lunch (available for purchase)
1:00 TechConnect Start-Up Partnering: Electronics, Sensors & Communications
1:00 TechConnect Start-Up Partnering: Energy Generation & Efficiency
2:30 TechConnect Start-Up Partnering: Energy Generation & Management
4:00 TechConnect National Innovation Showcase, Reception & Poster Session III

Symposium Program

Tuesday June 19

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12:30Networking Lunch - ExpoExpo Hall AB
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1:30TechConnect IP Partnering: Energy TechnologiesRoom 207
Session chair: Elizabeth Endler, Shell, Reviewer: Shahin Farshchi, Lux Capital, US
1:30Porous Amorphous GeOx as an Anode Material in Li-ion Batteries
K. Elcess, Brookhaven National Laboratory, US
1:40Durable Hydrophobized Gas Diffusion Media for Fuel Cells
A. Spitz, Kansas University Center for Technology Commercialization, Inc. (KUCTC), US
1:50A Plug and Play Operational Approach for Implementation for an Autonomous·Smart·Micro·Grid
M. Sethu, National University of Singapore (NUS), SG
2:00Core-Shell Structured Bifunctional Catalysts for Metal-Air Battery-Fuel Cell
S. Bagheri, University of Waterloo, Commercialization Office (WatCo), CA
2:10Novel Current Collector Design for Use in Rechargeable Lithium Metal Batteries
D. Ji, UCSB Technology & Industry Alliances, US
2:20Ice Slurry Refrigerant: Clean Cold Now
S. Wolgel, University of Chicago, US
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2:45TechConnect IP Partnering: Electronics, Sensors, CommunicationsRoom 212
Session chair: Keith Ritala, Quest, Reviewer: Stefan Heuser, Samsung & Daniel Mahgerefteh, Finisar, US
2:45Electric Current Locator
P. King, National Energy Technology Laboratory (URS Corporation), US
2:55Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Optical Amplifier with Wavelength Conversion
L. Loerchner, University of Waterloo, CA
3:05High Performance Video Compression Coding System
L. Loerchner, University of Waterloo, CA
3:15Batteryless Nanoenergy Harvesting
I. Shum, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, US
3:25Hydrophobicity Modulating Underwater Chemical Sensor
M. Sethu, National University of Singapore, Industry Liaison Office, SG
3:35Ultra-miniaturized, Passive Wireless Sensor
E. Hockert, University of Minnesota, US
3:45Silicon Photonics as a Means to Scaleable Optical Interconnection
G. Crossley, McMaster University, CA
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4:30Expo Reception and Poster Session I (4:30 - 6:30)Expo Hall AB

Wednesday June 20

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12:30Networking Lunch - ExpoExhibit Hall AB
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1:00NNI - Director’s Networking Session, National Nanotechnology Coordination OfficeExhibit Hall A
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1:30Exhibit and Poster Session IIExhibit Hall AB
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1:30TechConnect IP Partnering: Energy InnovationsRoom 207
Session chair: George Petracek, Atrium Capital, Reviewer: Eric Daniels, Bosch, US
1:30Metallic Nano-antenna arrays for light sensing and harvesting of solar energy
L. Loev, Ramot at Tel Aviv University, Ltd., IL
1:40Light Trapping Laminate for Ultra-Thin PV Cells
S. Vasylyev, SVV Technology Innovations, Inc. (SVVTI), US
1:50Light Absorbing Polymeric Material for Organic Photovoltaic Devices
J. Azoulay, UCSB Technology & Industry Alliances, US
2:00Microalgae harvesting with a simple, low cost process
E. Hockert, University of Minnesota, US
2:10Acidophilic Fungus for Biofuel Production and Additional Industrial Uses
G. Bloomer, Montana State University Technology Transfer, US
2:20Plant Oils to Jet Fuel and other High Value Chemicals
G. Bloomer, Montana State University Technology Transfer, US
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2:00CTSI Utility Technology ChallengeGreat America J
Session chair: Patti Glaza, Arsenal Venture Partners, US
2:00Nextek Power
P. Savage, Nextek Power, US
2:12Varentec
A. Dillon, Varentec, US
2:24DERP Technologies
R. Lank, DERP Technologies, US
2:36Enlighted
Z. Gentry, Enlighted, US
2:48FirstFuel
S. Shah, FirstFuel, US
3:00Primus Power
T. Stepien, Primus Power, US
3:12Pythagoras Solar
U. Paret, Pythagoras Solar, US
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2:30TechConnect IP Partnering: Material Energy InnovationsRoom 201
Session chair: Purnesh Seegopaul, Pangaea Ventures, Reviewers: Karl Froelich, Prieto Battery, Eric Hanson, Aculon, US
2:30Graphene as Intermediate Layer in Tandem Solar Cell
T. Chong, National University of Singapore, SG
2:40Hollow Nanoparticles as Active and Durable Catalysts
K. Elcess, Brookhaven National Laboratory, US
2:50Catalysis of Biogas Production
B. Kogon, ICN - Institut Catala De Nanotecnologia, ES
3:00Regenerable Sorbent Technique for Capturing CO2 Using Immobilized Amine Sorbents
G. Darakos, URS Corporation at the National Energy Technology Laboratory, US
3:10Catalyst for hydrocarbon steam reforming and efficient hydrogen production for solid oxide fuel cells
R. Singh, Innovate Calgary, CA
3:20Energy Harvesting System with Piezoelectric Polymer
T. Nakajima, Tokyo University of Science, JP
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2:30TechConnect IP Partnering: Cleantech, Energy, EnvironmentRoom 212
Session chair: Patricia Ansems-Bancroft, Dow, Reviewer: Kristoffer Stokes, Celgard LLC, US
2:30Hybrid Green Cement
L. Simoes, Wayne State University, US
2:40New Polymeric Material and Process for Recycling Plastic Blends
N. Gadoury, Univalor, CA
2:50Buckled Silicon Nanostructures on Elastomeric Substrates for Rechargeable Lithium Ion Batteries
B. Loux, Arizona Technology Enterprises, US
3:00High Performance, High Life Cycle Anode for Lithium Ion Batteries
L. Simoes, Wayne State University, US
3:10Low-cost technology for production of the highly efficient flexible nano-structured materials for Photovoltaic Panels and Supercapacitors.
B. Gilman, Coolsol R&C, US
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3:30CTSI Utility Technology ChallengeGreat America J
Session chair: Patti Glaza, Arsenal Venture Partners, US
3:30Retroficiency
M. Kaplan, Retroficiency, US
3:42WegoWise
B. Singh, WegoWise, US
3:42Xergy, Inc.
R. Williams, Xergy, Inc., US
3:54Simple Energy
Y. Lurie, Simple Energy, US
4:06Luon Energy
N. Luo, Luon Energy, US
4:18Ideal Power Converters
P. Bundschuh, Ideal Power Converters, US
4:30SustainX
R. Brody, SustainX, US
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5:30TechConnect Innovation Showcase ReceptionExpo Hall CD
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6:00CTSI Utility Technology Challenge Awards and ReceptionExpo Theater 1
Session chair: Patti Glaza, Arsenal Venture Partners, US

Thursday June 21

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8:30Advanced Capacitive & Power Devices IGrand Ballroom H
Session chair: Bob Doering, Texas Instruments & Frank Register, University of Texas, US
8:30Review of Carbon Nanostructures in Supercapacitors
S. Arepalli, Sungkyunkwan University, KR (bio)
9:00Advances in High Power and Energy Density Supercapacitors Utilizing Metal-Like Conductive Polymer Electrodes
Y-G Kim, Crosslink, US
9:30Electrolytic Titanium/Titanate Power Capacitors
G.E. Welsch, Titanium Power Technologies / Case Western Reserve University, US
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10:00National Nanotechnology Initiative Triennial ReviewGreat America 1
Session chair: Erik Svedberg, National Materials and Manufacturing, National Academies, US
10:00NNI Town Hall Meeting
E. Svedberg, National Nanotechnology Initiative, US
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11:00Advanced Capacitive & Power Devices IIGrand Ballroom H
Session chair: Bob Doering, Texas Instruments & Frank Register, University of Texas, US
11:00High Energy Density Supercapacitor Based on a Hybrid Carbon Nanotube - Reduced Graphite Oxide Architecture
E. Bekyarova, P. Ramesh, N. Jha, M.E. Itkis, R.C. Haddon, Carbon Solutions Inc, US
11:20Computationally motivated design strategies for supercapacitors based on 3D nanographene carbon aerogels
B.C. Wood, T. Ogitsu, J. Lee, M. Otani, T. Baumann, M. Stadermann, M.A. Worsley, M. Suss, A. Wittstock, M. Merrill, J. Biener, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, US
11:40Electrospun Carbon nanofibers-Based Supercapacitors
Z.P. Zhou, North Dakota State University, US
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12:30National Innovation Showcase - Networking Lunch (available for purchase)Expo Hall CD
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1:00TechConnect Start-Up Partnering: Electronics, Sensors & CommunicationsExpo Theater 3
Session chair: Matt Denesuk, IBM Venture Capital, US
1:00P-Ink Active Heat Reflection Display
P. Chan, Opalux Inc., CA
1:10Next Generation Flat Panel Display Technology
T. Whitfield, NanoPhotonica, US
1:20Nanowire based flexible transparent electrode
H. Wang, Polyradiant Corp, US
1:306x and Beyond MEMS Inertial Sensor and Applications
L. Ross, Virtus Advanced Sensors, Inc., US
1:40Impulse Synthetic Aperture Radar for Remote Through-Wall and Underground Imaging
J. Tatoian, Eureka Aerospace, US
1:50On the Field internal pipe Inspection robotic Vehicle (FIV)
A. Manesh, American Science and Technology Corporation, US
2:00TranSono Noise Reduction and Echo Cancellation
J.G. Lee, TranSono, Inc., KR
2:10APEtalk Speech Synthesis
J. Pearl, Perceptral, US
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1:00TechConnect Start-Up Partnering: Energy Generation & EfficiencyExpo Theater 1
Session chair: David Novak, Inventis Group, US
1:00High Efficiency Solid State Lighting
G. Powch, VerLASE Technologies, new subsidiary Versatilis LLC, US
1:10Solar Roofing
S. Amirkhanian, MAS-USA, US
1:20Transparent Photovoltaics for windows and mobile electronics
B. Howe, Ubiquitous Energy, Inc., US
1:30High Efficiency Rooftop Solar
Z. Abrams, Strider Solar, US
1:40Bio-based Chemicals from Carbon-rich Waste
L. Dyson, Kiverdi, Inc., US
1:50Cellulosic sugar
A. Manesh, American Science and Technology Corporation, US
2:00LENR (Low Energy Nuclear Reactions) Power Source--A New Green Technology
G. Miley, Lenuco, US
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2:30TechConnect Start-Up Partnering: Energy Generation & ManagementExpo Theater 1
Session chair: Cheemin Bo-Linn, Peritus Partners, US
2:30Integrated Energy Efficiency System and Environmental Certificate Harvester for K-12 Schools and Universities
L. Ivie, Dragonfly Solutions, Inc., US
2:40Ballistic Breaker™
R. Faulkner, Ballistic Breaker Corporation, US
2:50Low cost nanostructured coatings fabrication technology
B. Kobrin, Rolith, Inc., US
3:00Dyverga Energy Corporation
H. Godwin, Dyverga Energy Corporation, CA
3:10Energy Scavenging Power Supply (ESPS)
A. Manesh, American Science and Technology Corporation, US
3:20EXACTER Conditions-Based Analysis System for Electric Transmission and Distribution Networks
J. Lauletta, Exacter, Inc., US
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4:00TechConnect National Innovation Showcase, Reception & Poster Session IIIExpo Hall CD

Special Symposium

Power electronics, the application of solid-state electronics for the control and conversion of electric power, is an area of tremendous potential for cleantechnology development. New materials and devices can provide significant energy savings in devices ranging from mobile phones and battery chargers to high-voltage, direct current power transmission systems. This special symposium focuses on advanced and emerging technologies across the full range of power electronics applications with emphasis on revolutionary and commercially viable research and development efforts, innovative materials and devices.

Topics & Application Areas

  • Novel Capacitor Materials & Design
  • Materials & Design Innovations for Converters
  • Cooling & Thermal Management
  • Power Devices for Renewable Energy Applications
  • Energy Harvesting
  • Other

Journal Submissions

Microelectronics Journal

Microelectronics Journal

Published since 1969, Microelectronics Journal is an international forum for the dissemination of research into, and applications of, microelectronics. Papers published in Microelectronics Journal have undergone peer review to ensure originality, relevance and timeliness. The journal thus provides a worldwide, regular and comprehensive update on microelectronics.

For consideration into the Microelectronics Journal please select the “Submit to Microelectronics Journal” button during the on-line submission procedure.

 

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